The Mountain Rescue Service provides specialized technical teams comprised of world-class guides and climbers who volunteer their time and expertise in the service of hikers and climbers who need assistance, in and around the White Mountains of New Hampshire.
The team is ‘on call’ 24 hours per day, all seasons, with volunteers being mobilized for a full range of incidents: complicated multi-day and nighttime searches in the depth of winter throughout the White Mountain National Forest; technical rope rescues on the region’s many rock climbing cliffs; swift water rescue assistance; and lift evacuations at area ski resorts.
Local fundraiser to support Mountain Rescue Service
Showing of VALLEY UPRISING, the much-anticipated documentary from Sender Films about the epic history of climbing in Yosemite National Park and the counterculture roots of outdoor sports.
Where: IME – International Mountain Equipment
When: Saturday Dec 13th 7:00 PM
American Alpine Club
Tuckerman Brewing Company
Synnott Mountain Guides
+ Metolius, La Sportiva, and Mountain Hardwear, thanks to Doug Madara and Eric Siefer
We need your help!
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